China has been tightening control over its product quality and food safety systems, while enterprises are seeking to ensure the compliance with mandatory and voluntary product certification requirements. Hong Kong companies are well-versed in testing technologies and regulations of advanced countries. Coupled with CEPA measures, this has given Hong Kong companies a great advantage in tapping the mainland’s testing market.
Environmental, health and traffic issues are all inspiring a new generation of mainland cyclists to opt for the folding variety, while new high tech-powered variants are also beginning to make significant inroads in the sector.
Wide range of product, easy price comparison, speedy delivery and other advantages offered by shopping websites have fuelled the rapid growth of online shopping in China. Today large numbers of Chinese consumers shop online regularly. According to a survey by HKTDC, 34% of the respondents have shopped online for packaged food.